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Hard drive icon changed/disappeared

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    win 8 prof

    Hard drive icon changed/disappeared


    Please can anybody help? For no apparent reason hard drive icon has been changed/disappeared. I have tried to change/restore the icon/in the icon properties to no avail.Please see attachment

    Thanks
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    Posts : 467
    Windows 8 Pro


    One thing to check is if there is an autorun.inf file (it may be hidden) on the root of drive D..

    If there is then delete it.

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    Last edited by Brink; 30 Jun 2014 at 14:02. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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    Posts : 9
    win 8 prof

    Hard drive icon changed/disappeared


    Thanks for your reply. Please would you mind explaining how I do that? Thanks
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  4. #4


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    Hard drive icon changed/disappeared


    I have managed to resolve the issue.
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  5. #5


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    Windows 8 Pro


    Just got back , what was the final solution?
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